ribonucleic acid, RNA(noun)
(biochemistry) a long linear polymer of nucleotides found in the nucleus but mainly in the cytoplasm of a cell where it is associated with microsomes; it transmits genetic information from DNA to the cytoplasm and controls certain chemical processes in the cell
"ribonucleic acid is the genetic material of some viruses"
A derivative of DNA having ribose in place of deoxyribose, and uracil in place of thymine; its primary function is in the transcription of genetic material and subsequent synthesis of protein.
A nucleic acid molecule similar to DNA but containing ribose rather than deoxyribose. RNA is formed upon a DNA template. There are several classes of RNA molecules. They play crucial roles in protein synthesis and other cell activities. (MedicineNet.com)
The numerical value of ribonucleic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of ribonucleic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- àcid ribonucleicCatalan, Valencian
- ribonukleová kyselinaCzech
- RNS, RibonukleinsäureGerman
- ácido ribonucleicoSpanish
- acide ribonucléiqueFrench
- acido ribonucleicoItalian
- חומצה ריבונוקלאיתHebrew
- asid ribonukleikMalay
- kwas rybonukleinowyPolish
- acid ribonucleicRomanian
- рибонуклеиновая кислотаRussian
- ribonükleik asitTurkish
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